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Great War Lecture Series: Cornell History Professor Discusses How Culture Influenced Soldiers’ Experiences in War

November 16, 2015

  • Prof. David J. Silbey of Cornell University was the third guest in the Department of History's Great War Lecture Series.
Prof. David J. Silbey, associate director of the Cornell in Washington Program and adjunct associate professor of history at Cornell University, visited with Angelo State history students before speaking to a 175-person audience as part of the “Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series.” Silbey discussed how cultural backgrounds influence soldiers’ experiences on the battlefield.

The “Great War Centennial Commemoration Lecture Series” is organized by Profs. Christine Lamberson and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai as part of their National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project West Texans and the Experience of War